You have arrived. At this point, you are halfway through this glimpse at the student body. Hopefully, you have considered your own body in relation to it. What is important is that you and your body are here now, in … Continue reading Reclaiming the Centerfold
Shirttails serves as one of the most unifying Hendrix experiences. We all love to cheer on our residence halls, especially when we see the signature moves. But coupled with the signature Raney romp, Veasey crawl, Hardin hard-on, and crowd-favorite Martin push-up is the hyper-sexualization of freshman. While we emphasize that Shirttails should be a peer-pressure-free environment, we as a Hendrix community inundate the freshman class with hyper-sexualized messages that have become normalized for us upperclassmen. Hendrix’s seemingly sex-positive culture becomes a part of everyday life for those of us that have become familiar with the campus and community. During the … Continue reading Sex Eye Culture
In September, Hendrix’s Committee On Gender and Sexuality (COGS) hosted Straight Answers to Queer Questions. The conversation-based event covered quick facts and delved into deeper, complicated issues, with care and consideration of diverse identities and differing levels of background knowledge. Maybe … Continue reading Straight Answers to Queer Questions
This October, the Hendrix College Board of Trustees held their fall meeting. On the 3rd, the board was able to see the progress of the new Miller Creative Quad. On the 4th, the board met within their various subcommittees before … Continue reading Updates from the Board of Trustees Meeting
Most athletes have complaints about the horror that is summer practice. Countless hours spent running drill after drill in the swealtering Arkansas heat will make anyone cranky, yet year after year, students return to the fields to play the sports … Continue reading Stadium Lights, Friday Nights, and Heatstroke?